Justin Trudeau Apologizes For Brownface Photos From 2001

Admitting that the practice was racist and he should have known better, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau apologized for wearing brownface to an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001 and blackface several years before. What do you think?

“Come on. He was just a stupid teen, young adult, and full-grown 29 year-old at the time of these various incidents.”

Yasemin Adkins • Complaint Filer


“So, what then? He was supposed to just go to this party dressed as a white guy?”

Craig Felix • Gaffer

“Isn’t it kind of unfair to apply our enlightened 21st-century cultural norms to people living in 2001?”

Malcolm Meyer • Journalism Critic